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Hornex Dehorning Paste

Hornex Dehorning Paste
Hornex is a safe, cost effective and humane dehorning paste for young calves. Hornex paste provides a more cost effective means of safely dehorning or disbudding calves.

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Hornex makes a great alternative to other calf dehorners for efficient removal of the embryo horn. Hornex dehorning paste makes an ideal alternative to other dehorning products such as gas or wire dehorners.

  • Dehorning paste for calves not older than 7 days
  • Convenient alternative to other calf dehorners
  • Licensed and approved
  • One tub treats 40 calves
  • Easy to apply
  • Unit Size 40 applications
  • Presentation A pale pink to white buttery textured paste.
  • Composition 42.7% w/w Sodium hydroxide.
  • Administration Remove the hair around the embryo horn by cutting. Smear petroleum jelly around the bud, then apply paste to cover the entire horn bud, using the enclosed applicator. Dose per embryo horn is approximately 0.22g paste, and is the size of a small pea.
  • Warnings Do not apply to calves over 7 days old. Do not allow paste to become wet after application. Keep cow away from calf for ½ hour. For external use only.
  • Health & Safety This product contains Sodium hydroxide and is CORROSIVE. Personal protective equipment should be warn to prevent contact with the skin – wear household rubber gloves, heavy duty overalls and eye/face protection when applying product.
  • Use For the removal of embryo horns on calves not older than 7 days old.
  • Packaging 25g tubs with screw on lids with wooden spatula included.
  • Precautions Smear petroleum jelly around the bud before application. The operator should wear protective gloves to apply the paste. Allow 1½ hours of dry weather when applying paste. Keep paste away from animal’s eyes.
  • Further information Hornex is Prescription Only Medicine, classified as POM-VPS. Hornex may only be supplied in accordance with a prescription from a Registered Qualified Person (RQP).